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A sustainability approach for hand pumps in rural areas. 'Pay-as-you-fetch' is one of the innovative approaches that has been adopted in Midwestern Uganda to ensure collection of fees for operation and maintenance and thus sustainability of water sources. 'Pay-as-you-fetch' is a method where a caretaker or operator of a hand pump collects money for water on a pay-as-you-fetch basis, and part of that collected revenue is applied to maintain water systems, increasing the sustainability.

TitleA checklist for effective adoption and implementation of the pay-as-you-fetch model.
Publication TypeTraining Material
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsMartin, Watsisi, IRC
Date PublishedDecember 2017
PublisherIRC
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

A sustainability approach for hand pumps in rural areas. 'Pay-as-you-fetch' is one of the innovative approaches that has been adopted in Midwestern Uganda to ensure collection of fees for operation and maintenance and thus sustainability of water sources. 'Pay-as-you-fetch' is a method where a caretaker or operator of a hand pump collects money for water on a pay-as-you-fetch basis, and part of that collected revenue is applied to maintain water systems, increasing the sustainability.

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